16 days in Israel Itinerary

16 days in Israel Itinerary

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16 days in Israel Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
1
Jerusalem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Arad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mitspe Ramon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eilat
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  2​h 45​min
5
Haifa
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
Jerusalem

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Escape Game KGB and Saint Peter Church. Step off the beaten path and head to St. George's Monastery and German Colony. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jerusalem: Tel Aviv (Fountain Astrological Signs, Let's Walk - Hike & Travel Israel with Omer Ziv, & more), Gil Beach (in Ashdod) and Hof Palmahim National Park (in Rishon Lezion). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve, admire all the interesting features of Elah Valley, get to know the fascinating history of Tayelet Haas Promenade, and wander the streets of Bezalel Fair.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jerusalem tour itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Jerusalem. November in Jerusalem sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Arad.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Beit Shemesh, Gil Beach, Hof Palmahim National Park
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Hof Palmahim National Park ©
Hof Palmahim National Park
Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve ©
Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve
Saint Peter Church ©
Saint Peter Church

2
nights
Arad

Arad ©
Arad is a city in the Southern District of Israel. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Fine Art & Doll Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Arad Contemporary Art Center, then admire the striking features of Masada Fortress, and finally explore the ancient world of Herod's Western Palace. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Masada Museum, then kick back and relax at Ein Bokek Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at En Gedi Nature Reserve.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Arad trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Jerusalem to Arad takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Mitspe Ramon.

Things to do in Arad

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Ein Bokek Beach
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Fine Art & Doll Museum ©
Fine Art & Doll Museum
Ein Bokek Beach ©
Ein Bokek Beach
Masada Fortress ©
Masada Fortress

2
nights
Mitspe Ramon

Founded in 1951, the small desert town of Mitspe Ramon overlooks the Ramon Crater, a massive 40 km (24 mi) long dip in the Negev desert, created by erosion and notable for its interesting rock formations.
On the 12th (Tue), see Off-Road Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the ancient world of Nabatean Avdat Acropolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Sde Boker Winery, then don't miss a visit to Ben Gurion Tomb, then take in breathtaking views at Avdat National Park, and finally get a taste of life in the country at The Alpaca Farm.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mitspe Ramon trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Arad to Mitspe Ramon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eilat.

Things to do in Mitspe Ramon

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Sde Boker
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis ©
Nabatean Avdat Acropolis
Sde Boker Winery ©
Sde Boker Winery

4
nights
Eilat

At the northern extreme of the Red Sea sits Eilat, a resort town popular with domestic and international tourists.
You'll get in some beach time at Migdalor Beach and Princess Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Botanical Garden Of Eilat. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mosh Beach, take advantage of the amenities at Dekel Beach Eilat, identify plant and animal life at The International Birding & Research Centre, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Eilat online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mitspe Ramon to Eilat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Eilat are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Eilat

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Princess Beach ©
Princess Beach
Migdalor Beach ©
Migdalor Beach

3
nights
Haifa

Haifa ©
A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like International Center Mary of Nazareth and Madatech-Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space. Do some cultural sightseeing at Capharnaum the Town of Jesus and Bahai Gardens and Shrine. Venture out of the city with trips to Magdala (in Migdal), Khan al-Umdan (in Acre) and St. Joseph Church (in Nazareth). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Dado Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Beatitude Monastery.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Haifa road trip site .

Do a combination of flight and train from Eilat to Haifa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Eilat in November, expect nights in Haifa to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Capernaum, Acre, Nazareth, Magdala
Highlights from your plan
International Center Mary of Nazareth ©
Magdala ©
Magdala
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus ©
Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

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